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Enticing Douro

Discover the terraced vineyards and sleepy fishing villages along the Douro on this round-trip from Porto with included shore excursions and drinks with meals

Cruise Only
7 nights from £2260pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Porto
  • Salamanca
  • Regua
  • Mateus Palace
  • Porto

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Enjoy this 7-night cruise along the beautiful Douro river. Decorated with deep cleft gorges, lush vineyards, and sleepy fishing villages, the River Douro is one of Europe's most pure and unspoiled rivers.

Begin your river cruise holiday in, the capital of the north, Porto, admiring the beauty of the Douro river as you sail to Regua and visit the ancient and picturesque city of Lamego.

Enter Spain to visit Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, noted for its huge Plaza de Mayor square and cathedral.

Explore the beautiful countryside as you travel inland to the Tras-os-Montes Region to visit the palace and gardens of Mateus before returning to Porto.

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Enticing Douro Itinerary

Day 1 - Porto (Portugal)

Embark ship in Porto. Tonight, get to know your fellow travellers at the Captain's Gala Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 2 - Porto - Regua

Cruise along the Douro river to Regua. Join the excursion to historic Lamego to see the beautifully decorated shrine, Gothic cathedral and museum, or hike up the 700 steps to the top of the shrine. Next sample local delicacies including specialty hams and Espumante sparkling wine then visit the Episcopal Palace Museum. In 2018 there is then time at leisure or a visit to the Douro Museum in Regua to learn about the history and culture of the area. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Regua - Barca d'Alva

Cruise through beautiful scenery to Barca d'Alva. Visit Castelo Rodrigo, or take the active hike, admire the unique fountain Chafariz dos Pretos and taste some delicious local produce. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Salamanca - Vega de Terron (Portugal)

Drive to UNESCO-listed Salamanca built of golden sandstone. On a guided tour admire the city's elegant university buildings, the majestic Cathedral and the spectacular House of Shells, then enjoy a traditional Flamenco show. In 2018 there is the option to visit the Coa Valley Archaeological Park to see the Paleolithic rocks. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Vega de Terron - Pinhao

Enjoy a tour and an exclusive lunch at Quinta da Roeda (2018) whose estate is home to one of Douro's finest vineyards or Quinta da Avessada (2019). This is followed by a tasting and private tour of the wine cellars at Quinta do Seixo. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Regua - Entre Os Rios

Cruise to Regua for a morning excursion of the Palacio de Mateus and its beautiful gardens. Return to the ship for lunch and cruise to Entre-os-Rios. Enjoy a special dinner at Quinta de Aveleda (2018) or a glass of port wine on the terrace of Alpendurada Monastery followed by a traditional meal (2019). (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Porto

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Porto including the historical quarter, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Porto Cathedral and the Sao Bento Railway station with its renowned blue and white tiles then enjoy a tasting of Port wine. In 2018 you can also take a short journey to the nearby coastal town for the 'Tastes of Matosinhos' tour where you will visit a traditional restaurnt serving Pataniscas, a traditional cod fisk cake and other regional snacks, or join the Jewish tour. In 2019 there is the option to hike to the winery for the port tasting. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Porto

Disembark ship in Porto after breakfast on board. (B)

Key: B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner

Price Includes

  • 7 nights full board cruising in an outside cabin
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Sip and Sail Daily Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks (2018 only)
  • Choice of open seating dining venues including main restaurant, casual lounge and alfresco on selected evenings
  • Tours and excursions daily with personal headset included
  • Welcome Reception, Captain's Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • In-cabin entertainment system with flat screen TV, keyboard, free internet access, film and music library
  • Evening entertainment including music performances, folklore dances, lectures and piano interludes
  • Services of a professional Cruise Director

Price Does Not Include

  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers - we can arrange these for you
  • Gratuities

Cruise Extensions

  • Lisbon Extension Extend your cruise with a 3-night pre-cruise stay in Lisbon. Please contact us for more details.
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 6th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2260
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2310 Brochure Price from: £2521 Brochure Price from: £2943 Brochure Price from: £3295 Brochure Price from: £3506 Brochure Price from: £4633
      Blue Water Price from: £2260 Blue Water Price from: £2471 Blue Water Price from: £2893 Blue Water Price from: £3245 Blue Water Price from: £3456 Blue Water Price from: £4583
    • Apr 13th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2331
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2381 Brochure Price from: £2592 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3366 Brochure Price from: £3577 Brochure Price from: £4704
      Blue Water Price from: £2331 Blue Water Price from: £2542 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3316 Blue Water Price from: £3527 Blue Water Price from: £4654
    • Apr 20th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2401
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2451 Brochure Price from: £2662 Brochure Price from: £3084 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3647 Brochure Price from: £4774
      Blue Water Price from: £2401 Blue Water Price from: £2612 Blue Water Price from: £3034 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3597 Blue Water Price from: £4724
    • Apr 27th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2472
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2522 Brochure Price from: £2733 Brochure Price from: £3155 Brochure Price from: £3507 Brochure Price from: £3718 Brochure Price from: £4845
      Blue Water Price from: £2472 Blue Water Price from: £2683 Blue Water Price from: £3105 Blue Water Price from: £3457 Blue Water Price from: £3668 Blue Water Price from: £4795
  • May
    • May 4th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2583
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2633 Brochure Price from: £2844 Brochure Price from: £3266 Brochure Price from: £3618 Brochure Price from: £3829 Brochure Price from: £4956
      Blue Water Price from: £2583 Blue Water Price from: £2794 Blue Water Price from: £3216 Blue Water Price from: £3568 Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £4906
    • May 11th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • May 18th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • May 25th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
  • June
    • Jun 1st - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • Jun 8th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • Jun 15th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • Jun 22nd - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • Jun 29th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
  • July
    • Jul 6th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • Jul 13th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • Jul 20th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • Jul 27th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
  • August
    • Aug 3rd - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • Aug 10th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • Aug 17th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • Aug 24th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
    • Aug 31st - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2824
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2874 Brochure Price from: £3085 Brochure Price from: £3507 Brochure Price from: £3859 Brochure Price from: £4070 Brochure Price from: £5197
      Blue Water Price from: £2824 Blue Water Price from: £3035 Blue Water Price from: £3457 Blue Water Price from: £3809 Blue Water Price from: £4020 Blue Water Price from: £5147
  • September
    • Sep 7th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2894
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2944 Brochure Price from: £3155 Brochure Price from: £3577 Brochure Price from: £3929 Brochure Price from: £4140 Brochure Price from: £5267
      Blue Water Price from: £2894 Blue Water Price from: £3105 Blue Water Price from: £3527 Blue Water Price from: £3879 Blue Water Price from: £4090 Blue Water Price from: £5217
    • Sep 14th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2894
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2944 Brochure Price from: £3155 Brochure Price from: £3577 Brochure Price from: £3929 Brochure Price from: £4140 Brochure Price from: £5267
      Blue Water Price from: £2894 Blue Water Price from: £3105 Blue Water Price from: £3527 Blue Water Price from: £3879 Blue Water Price from: £4090 Blue Water Price from: £5217
    • Sep 21st - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2894
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2944 Brochure Price from: £3155 Brochure Price from: £3577 Brochure Price from: £3929 Brochure Price from: £4140 Brochure Price from: £5267
      Blue Water Price from: £2894 Blue Water Price from: £3105 Blue Water Price from: £3527 Blue Water Price from: £3879 Blue Water Price from: £4090 Blue Water Price from: £5217
    • Sep 28th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2894
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2944 Brochure Price from: £3155 Brochure Price from: £3577 Brochure Price from: £3929 Brochure Price from: £4140 Brochure Price from: £5267
      Blue Water Price from: £2894 Blue Water Price from: £3105 Blue Water Price from: £3527 Blue Water Price from: £3879 Blue Water Price from: £4090 Blue Water Price from: £5217
  • October
    • Oct 5th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2894
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2944 Brochure Price from: £3155 Brochure Price from: £3577 Brochure Price from: £3929 Brochure Price from: £4140 Brochure Price from: £5267
      Blue Water Price from: £2894 Blue Water Price from: £3105 Blue Water Price from: £3527 Blue Water Price from: £3879 Blue Water Price from: £4090 Blue Water Price from: £5217
    • Oct 12th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2894
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2944 Brochure Price from: £3155 Brochure Price from: £3577 Brochure Price from: £3929 Brochure Price from: £4140 Brochure Price from: £5267
      Blue Water Price from: £2894 Blue Water Price from: £3105 Blue Water Price from: £3527 Blue Water Price from: £3879 Blue Water Price from: £4090 Blue Water Price from: £5217
    • Oct 19th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2824
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2874 Brochure Price from: £3085 Brochure Price from: £3507 Brochure Price from: £3859 Brochure Price from: £4070 Brochure Price from: £5197
      Blue Water Price from: £2824 Blue Water Price from: £3035 Blue Water Price from: £3457 Blue Water Price from: £3809 Blue Water Price from: £4020 Blue Water Price from: £5147
    • Oct 26th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2753
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3014 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5126
      Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £2964 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £3949 Blue Water Price from: £5076
  • November
    • Nov 2nd - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2613
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2663 Brochure Price from: £2874 Brochure Price from: £3296 Brochure Price from: £3648 Brochure Price from: £3859 Brochure Price from: £4986
      Blue Water Price from: £2613 Blue Water Price from: £2824 Blue Water Price from: £3246 Blue Water Price from: £3598 Blue Water Price from: £3809 Blue Water Price from: £4936
    • Nov 9th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2542
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2592 Brochure Price from: £2803 Brochure Price from: £3225 Brochure Price from: £3577 Brochure Price from: £3788 Brochure Price from: £4915
      Blue Water Price from: £2542 Blue Water Price from: £2753 Blue Water Price from: £3175 Blue Water Price from: £3527 Blue Water Price from: £3738 Blue Water Price from: £4865
    • Nov 16th - Porto and back - Sailing on: AmaDouro From: £2401
      Cat E Cat D Cat C Cat B Cat A Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2451 Brochure Price from: £2662 Brochure Price from: £3084 Brochure Price from: £3436 Brochure Price from: £3647 Brochure Price from: £4774
      Blue Water Price from: £2401 Blue Water Price from: £2612 Blue Water Price from: £3034 Blue Water Price from: £3386 Blue Water Price from: £3597 Blue Water Price from: £4724

Price Information

  • Single supplements are also available on request
Map for Enticing Douro